We live in the year of our Lord 2020, and next shall be the year of our Lord 2021, and so on, and so forth, forevermore.
Isaiah 6 warrants several exegetical passes, to be sure.
Civil government exists by God’s design and for wielding the sword of justice.
We are presented in this passage with a lesson in how those in Christ should live in a fallen world – how those in the second Adam should live under the curse of the first Adam.
In the shadows of imperfect rulers, Scripture draws our gaze upward to a more excellent, true and greater King: Jesus Christ.